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Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted on 18-Jan-2018 10:53Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Beginning February 1, new subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time, and discover the vast catalogue of unlimited, ad-free music streaming within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and on any Web browser. Comments (Comments)

$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted on 17-Jan-2018 11:27Tags News, Consumer Electronics

More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand's highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today. Comments (Comments)

All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted on 19-Dec-2017 19:54Tags Articles, Consumer Electronics, by Donovan Jackson

Futurist reckons ICE cars will be obsolete in under a decade. He might just be right... Comments (Comments)

UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:06Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Airways has partnered with global airspace management provider AirMap to deliver the trial platform that provides flight planning and management tools for commercial and recreational UAV pilots. Comments (Comments)

Navman MiVue 780 review
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 15:04Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Navman MiVue 780 is a very smart dashcam. It incorporates new audible warning and a WiFi feature that allows it to instantly transfer recordings to a paired smartphone. Comments (Comments)

Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Epson NZ has built on the success of its popular all-in-one printers, the Expression Premium Photo range, with the launch of the new XP-6000, XP-8500, and XP-15000 models. Comments (Comments)

New Fujifilm macro lens lands in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:16Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fujifilm is announcing the FUJINON XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Lens, now available in New Zealand joining a massive XF lens line-up bringing the first 1.0x magnification mid-telephoto macro lens for X-Series mirrorless cameras. Comments (Comments)

Tile Pro review
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 13:20Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Recently Tile released the Tile Pro series, bringing quite a few enhancements and new features to its original series of trackers. Comments (Comments)

Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
Posted on 22-Nov-2017 21:46Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. Comments (Comments)

Logitech Spotlight review
Posted on 21-Nov-2017 15:28Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

It doesn't matter if you're a professional presenter or not - when you're in front of an audience everything counts. Your posture, your attention focused on the audience, your delivery will all be considered by the attendees when they answer those end-of-conference survey asking, on a scale of one to ten, how would you rate Presenter John Doe? Comments (Comments)

Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Nov-2017 20:06Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Netatmo is a smart home company developing ground-breaking, intuitive and beautifully-designed connected consumer electronics. Comments (Comments)

Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted on 19-Nov-2017 21:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A new generation of multi-player gaming drones launches onto the New Zealand market on November 21 with Propel's Disney Star Wars laser drones. Comments (Comments)

Amazon debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 new countries
Posted on 8-Nov-2017 05:34Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Starting today, Amazon is making its new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition available for purchase in more than 100 countries and territories around the world including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, Italy, and Spain. Comments (Comments)

Nest launches in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Nov-2017 12:31Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Nest Labs, Inc. is bringing its safety and security products and services to New Zealand: the Nest Cam Indoor, Nest Cam Outdoor, Nest Cam IQ Indoor and the Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm Comments (Comments)

Sony announces new full-frame interchangeable lens camera
Posted on 29-Oct-2017 16:13Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New full-frame mirrorless model offers 42.4 MP high-resolution, 10 fps continuous shooting and fast and precise AF performance in a compact body Comments (Comments)

Trend Micro Home Network Security review
Posted on 29-Oct-2017 11:52Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Malware, spyware, botnets, ransomware... These are all terms you come acrosss when reading about technology security. While you can more or less easily protect your laptops and smartphones against these nasties, the advent of connected devices - security cameras, connected thermostats and smoke alarms, smart TVs and other smart gadgets - brings new vulnerabilities which we may not always be aware of, increasing the risk of something bad happening in your network. Comments (Comments)

Ring Floodlight Cam review
Posted on 15-Oct-2017 15:22Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ring, the company that makes smart doorbells expanded its offering in New Zealand with the introduction of their latest Floodlight Cam. As the name implies the Floodlight Cam packages the common floodlight features with smart detection and recording capabilities, making it your first line of defence in a home security setup. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted on 12-Oct-2017 15:52Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fitbit's first smartwatch debuts with personalised guidance, on-device dynamic workouts, relative SpO2 sensor, industry-leading GPS, swim tracking, on-board music, contactless payments and multi-day battery life - in addition to a partnership with Adidas to deliver the Fitbit Ionic special edition and training programmes. Comments (Comments)

FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted on 18-Sep-2017 13:53Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The new FUJIFILM X-E3 pairs with smart devices via Bluetooth, enabling photographers to wirelessly transfer files. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted on 8-Sep-2017 10:40Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Vodafone has launched an online platform, developed with Google Maps, to give New Zealanders an opportunity to identify te reo Maori place names that are being mispronounced on Google Maps. Comments (Comments)

Synology RT2600ac router review
Posted on 6-Sep-2017 19:50Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Synology expanded its router lineup with a faster, more powerful network device. Comments (Comments)

Sumo Air inflatable chair review
Posted on 6-Sep-2017 19:38Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Spring is here and Summer is not far away. The Sumo Air inflatable chair might just be what you need to enjoy the outdoors in comfort. Comments (Comments)

Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted on 1-Sep-2017 18:38Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The vivoactive 3 is a GPS smartwatch that introduces Garmin Pay, a contactless payment solution that lets users make secure payments from the watch, no phone or wallet required. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand consumers ahead of the curve in digital
Posted on 24-Aug-2017 15:47Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Report shows that New Zealand is now a top performer in adoption and usage of digital services. Comments (Comments)

Samsung expands with connect Gear S3 Frontier
Posted on 17-Aug-2017 15:55Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Latest released variant of the Samsung Gear S3 delivers a sophisticated, timeless design and enhanced standalone features. Comments (Comments)


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